Monthly Archives: February 2013

Senator Rob Johnson, Prince of Death, Cheap Whore

Today’s news reports that the Senate’s General Government Panel, led by Senator Rob Johnson, defeated the proposal to allow local governments to establish their own smoking regulations.  As things stand right now, only the state legislature can enact such regulations. … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City’s water policies are recklessly inadequate.

The announced proposals to meet the drought crisis in Oklahoma City are recklessly inadequate. The proposal to raise rates by percent increases is fine up to a point.  We’re in trouble if a large number of small users increase their … Continue reading

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The Catholic bishops have no one to blame but themselves.

On the first Sunday of Lent, the opinion pages of the New York Times carry a biting editorial comment by Russ Douthat — The End of a Catholic Moment : The collapse in the church’s reputation has coincided with a … Continue reading

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Lenten Exhortation to Quit Smoking!

If you’re thinking about giving up smoking for Lent. . . here’s my advice. . . Smoke all you want today. In fact, chain smoke your way through this last day of slavery to tobacco. Before you go to bed, … Continue reading

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